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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sterling Innerst
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: 2399-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 5: -20° to -10°
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
White
Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Burgundy standards; white falls, washed yellow, burgundy edge
Beard Color: Bronze, tipped yellow
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: 1654-20: (Spinning Wheel x Flamenco) X 1980-1: ((Colortart x Caramba) x Burgundy Brown)
Child plants: 6 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hanover 2019 Bloom Fest by Misawa77 May 17, 2019 5:29 PM 153
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
More Fall results in Hanover by Misawa77 Oct 30, 2017 8:32 PM 55
Hanover 2017 Iris Parade by Misawa77 May 9, 2017 1:55 PM 121
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
Tasco on Tasco by Misawa77 Jun 20, 2016 4:56 PM 289
Re-bloom Photos by Moiris Jan 7, 2015 9:17 AM 621
Mystery Iris!! Not what I ordered for sure.. by MileHighGardner Jun 7, 2014 6:29 PM 41
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112
Favorite Plicatas by Patty Jan 12, 2014 11:05 AM 59
Quest for Black by diggit Jan 15, 2014 3:49 PM 36
Hanover Blooms by Misawa77 Aug 3, 2013 5:30 PM 194
Lets watch our iris grow and bloom by Paul2032 May 17, 2013 7:06 PM 267

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